Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Coronavirus: Antiques Roadshow postpones Williamsburg production

Citing their prioritization of the “safety and health of its event guests, volunteers, appraisers, staff and crew,” the producers of Antiques Roadshow have decided to postpone all 2020 Production Tour events, including the Williamsburg event at Colonial Williamsburg.

The show was supposed to be in town April 28.

Further information around new dates for these events will be available in the coming days and will be communicated directly via email to both event ticket holders and local media, producers said.

Updates will also be posted on the On Tour page of the Antiques Roadshow website.

“We are optimistic that we will be back on the road soon and wish everyone well during this unsettling time, producers wrote in a statement.

Produced by WGBH Boston, Antiques Roadshow is seen by up to 8 million viewers each week. It airs locally Mondays at 8 p.m. on WHRO.

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John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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